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From skin odor to cancer diagnosis

Some English scientists have studied for a long time the correlation between the biochemical profile of a person's smell and any pathologies. The skin or rather the information given by the smells have proved useful for the diagnosis of diseases such as cancer , according to what was reported by Paul Thomas of Loughborough University… Continua a leggere From skin odor to cancer diagnosis

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Type I tyrosinemia: today it is possible to diagnose it in time

Type I tyrosinemia is a genetic pathology that gives rise to a very serious hepatic metabolic disease, above all because until now it has always been diagnosed after having found the symptoms. It is transmitted in an autosomal recessive manner , by a mutation on chromosome 15 , of the gene for the hydrolysis enzyme… Continua a leggere Type I tyrosinemia: today it is possible to diagnose it in time

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Underweight babies, the cause is genetics

The CDKAL1 gene known to scientists as involved in the development of type 2 diabetes could also be the cause of low birth weight babies. The discovery was made by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and highlights an unusual condition; that in which the same gene… Continua a leggere Underweight babies, the cause is genetics

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Liver stem cells

What better argument than that of stem cells to start the new year: totipotent cells have been used to treat serious liver disease. In Brazil, 15 people were chosen from those on the waiting list for liver transplantation and were – on a voluntary basis – subjected to cell therapy. "We are still in a… Continua a leggere Liver stem cells

28/12/2022Bio Blog

New therapeutic frontiers for Multiple Sclerosis

From personal experience I have been able to verify that in recent years Multiple Sclerosis (MS) increasingly affects early onset, therefore very young people, but I have also been able to appreciate, having worked in a Research and Treatment Center for Multiple Sclerosis, that State-of-the-art therapies visually slow its progression, thus also increasing the quality… Continua a leggere New therapeutic frontiers for Multiple Sclerosis

28/12/2022Bio Blog

A simple eye exam can track the progress of multiple sclerosis

A quick scan of the eye may offer a simple and painless way for multiple sclerosis patients to track the progress of the disease. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center in Baltimore have discovered that by observing the nerve fibers in the back of the retina, one can get a fairly accurate picture… Continua a leggere A simple eye exam can track the progress of multiple sclerosis

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Infertility: from Rome the invitation to find out why

Couple fertility check-up: this is the proposal of an assisted reproduction center in Rome. From 1st to 12th March, on the occasion of Women's Day, it will be possible to carry out a couple's fertility check in just one hour and at a reduced cost compared to the normal rates. The tests will include a… Continua a leggere Infertility: from Rome the invitation to find out why

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Hallucinogenic mushrooms as psychoactive drugs

An effect of spiritual well-being that lasts over a year after intake. It is caused by hallucinogenic mushrooms, used for millennia in many populations for mystical-religious purposes, but also by young and old in search of alternative experiences to hard drugs . And today the relaxing and anti-anxiety properties of these yeasts are seen in… Continua a leggere Hallucinogenic mushrooms as psychoactive drugs

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Tourette's syndrome: rare disease but not too much

Tourette's Syndrome is classified as a rare disease and is a neurological and not a psychiatric pathology, as it was defined until a few years ago, given its symptoms. It is a disease that is often unknown or that not everyone has heard of, but around 220,000 people in Italy are affected, half of whom… Continua a leggere Tourette's syndrome: rare disease but not too much

28/12/2022Bio Blog